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Top 25 doughnut spots across Canada

Whether you spell them doughnuts or donuts, these sweet fried doughs are a feast for the eyes and hard to resist. In honour of National Doughnut Day, we’re celebrating with a list of the top 25 doughnut spots across Canada. You’ll find a variety of classic to trendy, decadent to lightly sweetened, fluffy to springy doughnuts that will be sure to fit your palate.

Emma’s Country Kitchen – Toronto, photo by Yili W. | Daddy O Doughnuts and British Baked Goods – Mississauga, ON, photo by Mario L. | Lee’s Donuts – Vancouver, BC, photo by Yelp Elite, Vinita L. | Trou de Beigne – Montréal, QC, photo by Yelp Elite, Mike C.

1. Beechwood Doughnuts – Saint Catharines, ON

2. Sanremo Bakery – Etobicoke, ON

3. Daddy O Doughnuts and British Baked Goods – Mississauga, ON

4. Harmony Donut Shop – North Vancouver, BC

5. Destination Doughnuts – Edmonton, AB

Photo from Business Owner of Beechwood Doughnuts – Saint Catharines, ON
“Beechwood is arguably one of the most popular donut shops in the Niagara Region! They are most known for their vegan donuts and they are so delicious you won’t believe they aren’t made from dairy.” – Yelp Elite, Linda L

6. SuzyQ Doughnuts – Ottawa, ON

7. Cartems Donuts – Vancouver, BC

8. Lee’s Donuts – Vancouver, BC

9. Doughnut Party – Edmonton, AB

10. Take Five – Edmonton, AB

Photo by Yelp Elite Shawna L – Harmony Donut Shop – North Vancouver, BC
“Harmony donuts is a hole in the wall donut shop located near Lonsdale… Each donut is super fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside. They remind me of the little donuts that they sell at carnivals but bigger! ” – Yelp Elite, Cynthia S. 

11. Mello – Vancouver, BC

12. Emma’s Country Kitchen – Toronto, ON

13. Crave Doughnuts – Whitby, ON

14. DIPPED – Toronto, ON

15. Duffin’s Donuts – Vancouver, BC

Photo by Yelp Elite, Erica G. – Doughnut Party – Edmonton, AB
“So far the best donuts in Edmonton with many creative flavors. Huge, soft, fluffy yeast donuts with a variety of toppings and vegan options.” – Janna D.

16. Bloomer’s – Toronto, ON

17. Isabella’s Mochi Donut Boutique – Toronto, ON

18. Bliss Baked Goods – Edmonton, AB

19. Gourmet Donuts & Coffee – Langley, BC

20. Outpost Mini Donut Company – Richmond, BC

Photo by Yelp Elite Vinita T – Mello – Vancouver, BC
“Vancouver’s softest and fluffiest brioche donuts!” – Yelp Elite, Terisa D.

21. The Donut Mill – Red Deer, AB

22. Trou de Beigne – Montréal, QC

23. Léché Desserts – Montréal, QC

24. Bernie Beigne – Montréal, QC

25. Hometown Diner – Saskatoon, SK

Photo by Yelp Elite Irene H – Isabella’s Mochi Donut Boutique – Toronto, ON
“It’s a mochi donut, and while it can’t get any more accurate  with that description, you’re still surprised when you bite into one of their donuts and it’s just so… sticky chewy!” – Yelp Elite, David Y.

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Top Donuts in Canada according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurant and food category on Yelp with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “donut” and/or “doughnuts” then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “donut” and/or “doughnut.” If a chain appeared on the list more than once, we only included the highest rated location. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of May 12, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of May 12, 2022.